Leire Apellaniz

Leire Apellaniz studied architecture at the University of the Basque Country (San Sebastian, Spain) and the University Roma Tre (Rome, Italy), and in 2012 completed a Postgraduate degree in Fashion Design at the University of Fine Arts of the Basque Country. She then moved to London to join the Pascal Huser team in 2012. Since then she has augmented her day job by completing the ‘RIBA: Practice in the UK’ architecture course (London Metropolitan University), and even a distance-learning Master´s Degree in Occupational Health and Safety in the University of Nebrija, Madrid.

A talented asset to the Pascal Huser team, Leire’s architectural design skills are highly regarded: in 2016 she was runner-up in the BIA Bilbao Bizkaia Architecture prize for urban design.